1960s Josefa Mexico Pink Cotton and Ribbon Caftan

This is just an amazing piece of art-to-wear. Hand made in Mexico in the late sixties, maybe the early seventies, this is the epitome of hippie chic. Looking like it could have been worn by Talitha Getty, this is an amazing and easy to wear piece that you can wear to the beach, during the day or as an evening piece. The design is based on a classic caftan that pairs a finely woven cotton with with an explosion of movement with strands of pink ribbon hand applied to the front. Each pink ribbon is hand sewn into place with their ends left loose and free. When you move, they move and this movement creates the most fabulous effect. Cut loose and easy, it just slips over the head and has a notched neckline with a pretty tie sitting at the center of the neck that can be left open for a bit of skin. Excellent condition!

Unlined and slips on to wear. The fabric has natural variations in it and these should not be considered flaws.

Width: 50" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 54.5" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: OSFA (One Size Fits All)

Item# DD2196

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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